Tenure-track Position in History and Sociology of Science (University of Pennsylvania)

The Department of the History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of science, to begin 1 July 2005.

The Ph.D. or its equivalent is required. Area of specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in scholars whose work is in the history of the physical sciences, or the environmental sciences, or non-Western science. Methodological breadth and a demonstrated commitment to teaching are expected. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in the continuing development of our graduate and undergraduate programs.

Please send a current curriculum vitae and a cover letter to: Ms. Pat Johnson History and Sociology of Science University of Pennsylvania 249 S. 36th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Three letters of recommendation are also required; these can come separately or can be enclosed with the other application materials. We will begin reading applications on October 15, 2004 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

See: http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/hss2/hss/about/about.html for more about the department.